Microsoft’s IE Zero-day Fix is Breaking Windows Printing



Microsoft’s temporary fix for a recently disclosed Internet Explorer zero-day vulnerability is causing numerous problems in Windows, including breaking printing for some users.

On January 17th, 2020, Microsoft disclosed a zero-day remote code execution vulnerability in Internet Explorer 11, 10, and 9 that was being used in “limited targeted attacks”.

To exploit this vulnerability, attackers can create a specially crafted web site that when visited in Internet Explorer will remotely execute commands on the visitor’s computer without their knowledge or permission.

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